Florence Pugh hits back at trolls who criticized her for going braless in a sheer Valentino gown

Florence Pugh has hit back at cruel trolls who criticized her for going braless in a sheer Valentino gown, questioning how her ‘nipples’ could have ‘offended’ people.

The actress, 27, is known for her show-stopping red carpet looks, but she was cruelly trolled after wearing a sheer gown at the Valentino fashion show in Rome in July.

At the time, she hit back at the comments she received from ‘vulgar’ men as well as those who chose to ‘publicly destroy a woman’s body’ with their remarks.

Proud: Florence Pugh has hit back at cruel trolls who criticized her for going braless in a sheer Valentino gown, questioning how her ‘nipples’ could have ‘offended’ people

Once again condemning the criticism she received, Florence said the vicious trolling proved that there is still ‘so much more work to do’.

Appearing as Vogue’s winter 2023 cover star, she told the publication: ‘I’ve never been scared of what’s underneath the fabric, if I’m happy in it, then I’m gonna wear it.

Of course, I don’t want to offend people, but I think my point is: How can my nipples offend you that much? It’s very important that we do this.

I know that some people might scoff at me saying that, but if a dress with my breasts peeking through is encouraging people to say, “Well, if you were to get raped, you would deserve it,” it just shows me that there’s so much more work to do.’

Hitting back: Condemning the criticism she received for her fashion choice, Florence told Vogue that the vicious trolling proved that there is still 'so much more work to do'

Hitting back: Condemning the criticism she received for her fashion choice, Florence told Vogue that the vicious trolling proved that there is still ‘so much more work to do’

Florence proved she was taking no notice of the trolls as she rocked a sheer crop top when she arrived at the Valentino dinner as part of Paris Fashion Week in October.

Previously hitting out at trolls after she wore her stunning pink sheer tulle gown in Rome, Florence slammed those who chose to ‘publicly destroy a woman’s body’.

She wrote in an impassioned post on Instagram: ‘What’s been interesting to watch and witness is just how easy it is for men to totally destroy a woman’s body, publicly, proudly, for everyone to see.

‘So many of you wanted to aggressively let me know how disappointed you were by my ‘tiny t**s’, or how I should be embarrassed by being so ‘flat chested’.

Incredible: The actress, 27, is known for her show-stopping red carpet looks but she was cruelly trolled after wearing a sheer gown at the Valentino fashion show in Rome in July

Incredible: The actress, 27, is known for her show-stopping red carpet looks but she was cruelly trolled after wearing a sheer gown at the Valentino fashion show in Rome in July

I’ve lived in my body for a long time. I’m fully aware of my breast size and am not scared of it.’

The Don’t Worry Darling star started her post by telling fans she knew the dress would provoke a reaction, but she was “excited” to wear the gown.

She wrote alongside a slideshow of snaps: ‘Listen, I knew when I wore that incredible Valentino dress that there was no way there wouldn’t be a commentary on it. Whether it be negative or positive, we all knew what we were doing.

‘I was excited to wear it, not a wink of me was nervous. I wasn’t before, during or even now after.’

'Vulgar': At the time, she hit back at comments from 'vulgar' men as well as those who chose to 'publicly destroy a woman's body' with their remarks

‘Vulgar’: At the time, she hit back at comments from ‘vulgar’ men as well as those who chose to ‘publicly destroy a woman’s body’ with their remarks

‘What’s been interesting to watch and witness is just how easy it is for men to totally destroy a woman’s body, publicly, proudly, for everyone to see. You even do it with your job titles and work emails in your bio?’

While acknowledging this is ‘isn’t the first time and certainly won’t be the last time a woman will hear what’s wrong with her body by a crowd of strangers’, Florence said it was ‘worrying’ just how ‘vulgar some’ men can be

The actress also opened up on her previous body insecurities, revealing that she ‘couldn’t bear to look’ at herself as a teenager.

She added: ‘It isn’t the first time and certainly won’t be the last time a woman will hear what’s wrong with her body by a crowd of strangers, what’s worrying is just how vulgar some of you men can be.

Fashionista: Florence proved she was taking no notice of the trolls as she rocked a sheer crop top when she arrived at the Valentino dinner as part of Paris Fashion Week in October

Fashionista: Florence proved she was taking no notice of the trolls as she rocked a sheer crop top when she arrived at the Valentino dinner as part of Paris Fashion Week in October

‘Thankfully, I’ve come to terms with the intricacies of my body that make me, me. I’m happy with all of the ‘flaws’ that I couldn’t bear to look at when I was 14.

‘So many of you wanted to aggressively let me know how disappointed you were by my ‘tiny t**s’, or how I should be embarrassed by being so ‘flat chested’.

I’ve lived in my body for a long time. I’m fully aware of my breast size and am not scared of it.’

The screen star went on to say she was perplexed as to why people were ‘so loudly upset by the size of my boobs and body’.

Passionate: Previously hitting out at trolls after she wore her stunning pink sheer tulle gown in Rome, Florence slammed those who chose to 'publicly destroy a woman's body'

Passionate: Previously hitting out at trolls after she wore her stunning pink sheer tulle gown in Rome, Florence slammed those who chose to ‘publicly destroy a woman’s body’

Florence added: ‘What’s more concerning is…. Why are you so afraid of breasts? Small? Large? Left? Right? Only one? Maybe none?

‘It makes me wonder what happened to you to be so content on being so loudly upset by the size of my boobs and body?’

The actress declared she was ‘very grateful to grow up in a household with very strong, powerful, curvy women’ and said she will continue to ‘be loud about being comfortable’.

Florence wrote: ‘I’m very grateful that I grew up in a household with very strong, powerful, curvy women. We were raised to find power in the creases of our body. To be loud about being comfortable.

Struggles: The actress also opened up on her previous body insecurities, revealing she 'couldn't bear to look' at herself as a teenager

Struggles: The actress also opened up on her previous body insecurities, revealing she ‘couldn’t bear to look’ at herself as a teenager

‘It has always been my mission in this industry to say ‘f**k it and f**k that’ whenever anyone expects my body to morph into an opinion of what’s hot or sexually attractive.’

The Lady Macbeth actress told those who still ‘loudly’ body shame women in 2020 to ‘grow up’ and ‘respect people.

‘Respect bodies. Respect all women. Respect humans. Life will get a whole lot easier, I promise. And all because of two cute little nipples,’ she concluded.

Speaking out: The actress declared she was 'very grateful to grow up in a household with very strong, powerful, curvy women'

Speaking out: The actress declared she was ‘very grateful to grow up in a household with very strong, powerful, curvy women’

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